Dolphin Motel

69 Williams Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star motel
Prices starting from $63.00

Travel Blogs from Paihia

The Far North

A travel blog entry by nbinette04 on Jun 21, 2014

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We got up early today to catch a tour bus at 7:15am that was going to take us northward to see some sights on the far end of the peninsula. Our guide's name was Ariel, and there were around thirty tourists on board. Most were from New Zealand or the UK, but there was also a Chinese family and one other Canadian. In talking to our compatriot, we …

Northern Explorer

A travel blog entry by nbinette04 on Jun 20, 2014

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We woke up this morning and enjoyed a nice breakfast in our hotel room. We checked out of our broom closet, and then began our 3 hour trip to Paihia, a small tourist beach town north of Auckland. We were both excited to get out of the big city, and this was our first of many car trips in New Zealand. The views were fantastic, it reminded Natalie of …

Sailing day in the rain?

A travel blog entry by john_chris


The late New Years night meant we were not too wide awake when the alarm went off at 8. Today is boat trip day. We have booked a trip on a catamaran, around the Bay of Islands, viewing dolphins, swimming, snorkelling and sailing.

The forecast is just awful... rain all day it says. After breakfast we set off for the walk into town for a 9.30 departure. It is dry but extremely over cast. We boarded the catamaran and set off from ...


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... in NZ. Then he brought in little lambs that we could feed too with milk bottles and after those 15 minutes of absolute cuteness he came back with a big box filled with puppies!!!! They were around 5-6 weeks and everyone was so happy to see them and cuttle them for a while. Don't think anyone can resist animal babies!! Back to the bus and drove whole way up to Phahia. Sun was shining and the road up went ...

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This 4 star motel, located on 69 Williams Road, Paihia, is near Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, Carino Sailing & Dolphin Adventures, and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House.
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